XMS Capital Partners is a boutique investment bank and was founded in August 2006 by a core group of senior investment bankers formerly with Morgan Stanley. The firm specializes in M&A advisory, capital markets advisory, and capital raising. XMS is headquartered in Chicago with international offices in London and Dublin. The firm holds the core belief that clients value committed, independent investment banking relationships over transaction focus. XMS has a long-term, relationship based approach to serving clients which it calls “involvement banking™”. XMS Capital Partners, LLC is a FINRA member and SIPC member.

Headwall Partners conducts its business through strategic alliances with product experts in M&A, capital markets advisory, restructuring, equity and debt private placements and private equity fundraising.


Aequitas Advisors LLC provides capital markets advisory services to clients considering or engaged in capital raising, exchange offers, and restructuring initiatives. Aequitas offers input, analytical support, and strategic guidance services to management teams. The company also provides services to assist clients in evaluating and comparing bank proposals. In addition, it offers deal team/structure services and order book, negotiation, and pricing services, which include identifying and advising on how to address or challenge changes, points of risks, imbedded costs, and other issues that may impact the cost or flexibility of a financing. Aequitas Advisors LLC was founded in 2010 and is based in Stamford, Connecticut.

Our Alliances

Headwall Partners conducts its business in alliance with our affiliate firms. These alliances allow us to deliver to our client engagements the most in-depth team possible -- utilizing the experience, knowledge, and industry specific competence of Headwall Partners' professionals coupled with the specific product expertise of senior professionals from our affiliate firms. When we involve our affiliates, we grow the team working with you and seamlessly bring more resources to the engagement, ensuring the best possible execution. Our affiliate firms have been carefully chosen based on their demonstrated product expertise and our personal experience working together. Our affiliates include firms dedicated to the fields of mergers and acquisitions, restructuring, capital markets advisory services, equity & debt private placements, and private equity fundraising.

Odinbrook Global Advisors is an independent global leader specializing in strategic advice, interim management and support in complex restructurings and recapitalizations. Odinbrook founder and Senior Managing Director Steven Strom has more than 30 years in the securities industry, focused primarily on corporate restructuring, mergers and acquisitions.